Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

Symphony No. 6 (1996)

pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1996
    • Duration : 48 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 176
    • Commission: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, pour son 50e anniversaire
    • Dedication : The memory of George Mackay Brown
Detailed formation
  • piccolo, 2 flutes (also 1 alto flute), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 5 percussions, celesta, harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 22 June 1996
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Orcades, Kirkwall, Phœnix Cinema


    Performers :

    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, direction.